It’s National Pollinator Week!

pollinatorweek900x200Check out our line-up of events for the week in honor of the bats, birds, butterflies, bees and other insects that pollinate our plants! Without these little workhorses, the selection of produce and products in our store would be a vastly different, so join us in learning more about them and celebrating the fruits of their labor!

MONDAY

Screening // Disneynature’s Wings of Life

12:00 to 1:30pm

Bring your lunch and join us for a stunning adventure full of intrigue, drama and mesmerizing beauty. Narrated by Meryl Streep, this intimate and unprecedented look at butterflies, hummingbirds, bees, bats and flowers is a celebration of life, as a third of the world’s food supply depends on these incredible – and increasingly threatened – creatures.


TUESDAY

Demo & Tasting // Organic & Local Honey

11:30AM to 1:30PM

Sample a variety of raw, local and organic honeys from Bearer Farms and Golden Angels Apiary.

Demo & Tasting // Local Squash & Blossoms

4:00 to 6:00PM

Sample local squash as you learn about the pollination process!


WEDNESDAY 

Vendor Demo // BCakes LLC

11:00am to 1:00pm

Learn more about these all-natural, handmade healthy skincare products straight from the beehive and made with local love in the RVA.

Demo // Make Your Own Seed Bombs!

11:00am to 1:00pm & 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Stop by the patio to make your own tools for guerrilla gardening. We provide the ingredients, you mix them up then take them to toss in our yard, window boxes and other open green spaces to attract our local pollinators.


THURSDAY

Screening // Disneynature’s Wings of Life

12:00 to 1:30pm

Bring your lunch and join us for a stunning adventure full of intrigue, drama and mesmerizing beauty. Narrated by Meryl Streep, this intimate and unprecedented look at all pollinators is a celebration of life, as a third of the world’s food supply depends on these incredible – and increasingly threatened – creatures.

Workshop // BEHOLD THE BEES! with Blue Bee Cider.

Our friends from Blue Bee Cider will provide you with a hands-on, interactive experience on their namesake – the Blue Orchard Bee!

Learn more and reserve your seat here.


FRIDAY

Screening // Disneynature’s Wings of Life

12:00 to 1:30pm

Bring your lunch and join us for a stunning adventure full of intrigue, drama and mesmerizing beauty. Narrated by Meryl Streep, this intimate and unprecedented look at butterflies, hummingbirds, bees, bats and flowers is a celebration of life, as a third of the world’s food supply depends on these incredible – and increasingly threatened – creatures.


 

Questions about an event? Email trichardson@ellwoodthompsons.com for more details.

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